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This barnstar is awarded to everyone who - whatever their opinion - contributed to the discussion about Wikipedia and SOPA. Thank you for being a part of the discussion. Presented by the Wikimedia Foundation, January 21, 2012.

A barnstar for you!Edit

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Congratulations, Tom.Reding, you've recently made your 1,000th edit to articles on English Wikipedia!

Thank you for all the great DAB work you've been doing recently, and for all your contributions to the encyclopedia. Keep it up! :) Maryana (WMF) (talk) 23:17, 16 April 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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For your incredible WikiGnoming over the past few months. I am in awe. A2soup (talk) 23:25, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Thank you! :)   ~ Tom.Reding & his 200-some-odd lines of regex (talkcontribsdgaf)  02:03, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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You have nearly single-handedly eliminated the minor planet notability problem, which had stood for seven years before you decided to tackle it, because nobody wanted to do the massive amount of work required. If this doesn't deserve a barnstar, I'm not sure what does. StringTheory11 (t • c) 17:49, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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For dealing with the minor planet clusterfuck as efficiently as you have! Headbomb {talk / contribs / physics / books} 04:13, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

There's nothing quite like cleaning up a good, 'ol-fashioned clusterfuck. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction :)   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  04:17, 1 February 2016 (UTC)

BTW, this isn't just for the recent banner tagging, but for the shear amount of effort involved in cleaning up the mess for the past year or so. Possibly longer. Headbomb {talk / contribs / physics / books} 00:27, 2 February 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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thanks for helping me with the search codes! Jennica / talk 20:10, 9 April 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for being one of Wikipedia's top medical contributors!Edit

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In 2016 you were one of the top ~200 medical editors across any language of Wikipedia. Thank you from Wiki Project Med Foundation for helping bring free, complete, accurate, up-to-date health information to the public. We really appreciate you and the vital work you do! Wiki Project Med Foundation is a user group whose mission is to improve our health content. Consider joining here, there are no associated costs.

Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 18:08, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Barnstar awardedEdit

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Your diligent work in the area of redirect categorization and improvement is duly recognized and greatly appreciated. You are truly one of the unsung heroes of Wikipedia, and we hope you continue to enjoy your improvement of this awesome encyclopedia! On behalf of your fellow editors—and the millions of readers of our work—I sincerely thank you for your contributions that have improved the encyclopedia for everyone. Senator2029 “Talk” 08:33, 8 June 2017 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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Thank you very much for helping and editing the Joe Campos Torres article, your assistance put a BIG SMILE on my face!
Vwanweb (talk) 16:53, 31 December 2017 (UTC)
My pleasure; that was a satisfying edit :)   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  16:56, 31 December 2017 (UTC)

Another barnstar for you!Edit

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In recognition of your recent contributions to the Life Sciences on en:Wikipedia, analyzing and helping to improve the quality of articles, based on scientific data. Your efforts demonstrate tremendous potential into enhancing the scientific accuracy of The Free Encyclopedia.

I am tremendously appreciative of your efforts, especially on the preliminary Taxonomic analysis.

~ Mellis (talk) 23:48, 31 December 2017 (UTC)

Editor of the WeekEdit

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Your ongoing efforts to improve the encyclopedia have not gone unnoticed: You have been selected as Editor of the Week in recognition of your constant positive demeanor. Thank you for the great contributions! (courtesy of the Wikipedia Editor Retention Project)

User:Buster7 submitted the following nomination for Editor of the Week:

I am always on the lookout for potential Editor of the Week candidates, for editors that fly under the radar, whose efforts are unknown except to a few. They don't make a splash, they don't emit a 'notice me' kind of behavior; they just quietly tackle the hard jobs. Tom.Reding is that kind of editor. A while back he "thanked me" via the Thanks Notification for awarding the Editor of the Week to a fellow editor. So, I looked into him and found an editor that does many important WP improving things. He is a working editor (535,847 live and undeleted edits) that fixes, populates, corrects, standardizes, cleans, parses, tries, peruses, adds, formats, listens, expands, updates, corrects, creates, assigns and (my favorite) "consistifies". A member of Wikiproject Astronomy and Wikiproject Tree of Life, he has recently been granted the page mover user right. He provides a human eye and understanding to "bot" problems that arise. In the area of redirect categorization he willingly puts his head together with other editors to work toward solution. A deserving recipient.

You can copy the following text to your user page to display a user box proclaiming your selection as Editor of the Week:

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Quietly tackles the hard jobs. 536000 live and undeleted edits. A page mover. Understands "bot" problems. A deserving recipient.
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Thanks again for your efforts! ―Buster7  20:38, 28 January 2018 (UTC)

! XD <3 TY!   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  20:56, 28 January 2018 (UTC)

The AWB BarnsterEdit

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Fixing many depreciated syntax on infobox images. Iggy (Swan) 22:14, 12 February 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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For your excellent work in getting the bot up and running to tag biographies for the Olympic Wiki Project. Thank you! Lugnuts Fire Walk with Me 10:00, 17 March 2018 (UTC)
Thanks, my pleasure :)   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  12:04, 17 March 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for being one of Wikipedia's top medical contributors!Edit

please help translate this message into your local language via meta
Wiki Project Med Foundation logo.svg The 2016 Cure Award
In 2016 you were one of the top ~200 medical editors across any language of Wikipedia. Thank you from Wiki Project Med Foundation for helping bring free, complete, accurate, up-to-date health information to the public. We really appreciate you and the vital work you do! Wiki Project Med Foundation is a user group whose mission is to improve our health content. Consider joining here, there are no associated costs.

Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 18:08, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Congrats on joining the million edit club!Edit

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Congratulations on being the seventh editor on the English Wikipedia to do over a million non-bot edits! ϢereSpielChequers 12:14, 17 May 2018 (UTC)
Thanks! I never thought I'd do so much, but I just keep finding things to fix/improve :)   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  13:12, 17 May 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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For your astronomic contributions! For taking up so much space!

With apologies for the puns, Ira Leviton (talk) 20:17, 8 June 2018 (UTC)

A Dobos torte for you!Edit

Dobos cake (Gerbeaud Confectionery Budapest Hungary).jpg 7&6=thirteen () has given you a Dobos torte to enjoy! Seven layers of fun because you deserve it.


To give a Dobos torte and spread the WikiLove, just place {{subst:Dobos Torte}} on someone else's talkpage, whether it be someone you have had disagreements with in the past or a good friend.

7&6=thirteen () 16:09, 15 October 2018 (UTC)

You have used your gifts well, PadawanEdit

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OCD. It's not an affliction. It is a gift, and is part of the job description for being a Wikipedia editor. See WP:wikiholic.

"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering."

Takes one to know one. Best regards. 7&6=thirteen () 16:36, 15 October 2018 (UTC)

7&6=thirteen, thank you :) And I really should take the test, but I can't be bothered while editing...perhaps that is or should be one of the questions??   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  16:49, 15 October 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for being one of Wikipedia's top medical contributors!Edit

Wiki Project Med Foundation logo.svg The 2018 Cure Award
In 2018 you were one of the top ~250 medical editors across any language of Wikipedia. Thank you from Wiki Project Med Foundation for helping bring free, complete, accurate, up-to-date health information to the public. We really appreciate you and the vital work you do! Wiki Project Med Foundation is a user group whose mission is to improve our health content. Consider joining here, there are no associated costs.

Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 17:41, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Some authority control IDs which would be nice to see as an AustralianEdit

Dear Tom (@Tom.Reding:), I was hoping you might insert the following authority control ids into the authority control bar. Where they exist they would be useful for Australian editors and for readers anywhere, and if editors believe there are too many IDs, they can always exclude them. The IDs are: the NLA ID (National Library of Australia ID (P1315)), the DAAO ID (DAAO ID (P1707)), National Gallery of Victoria artist ID (National Gallery of Victoria artist ID (P2041)), Australian Dictionary of Biography ID (Australian Dictionary of Biography ID (P1907)), Auckland Art Gallery Artist ID (Auckland Art Gallery artist ID (P3372)). Cheers, MargaretRDonald (talk) 07:21, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

@MargaretRDonald: typically these requests are done at Template talk:Authority control, so I'll add this there with a ping.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  13:49, 20 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks, @Tom.Reding: MargaretRDonald (talk) 21:28, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

Category:30 Rock (season 7) episodesEdit

What is going on here? ―Justin (koavf)TCM 20:29, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

  Fixed!   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  20:36, 20 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! ―Justin (koavf)TCM 20:50, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

Astronomical UnitEdit

My changes are in line with Wikipedia MOS, as stated in the comments. The relevant discussion is on the astronomical unit talk page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Astronomical_unit You must surely be aware that the internationally agreed symbol for astronomical unit is au, as decided by the IAU in 2012 and now used by MNRAS, ApJ, AJ, etc. The Wikipedia MOS page has adopted au as its preferred option, so presumably all Wikipedia entries will one day have to update to this. Why would you want to persist with an obsolete abbreviation? Please can you do me a favour and reinstate the changes I made, and save everyone else's time in the process. Thanks. Skeptic2 (talk) 22:10, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

@Skeptic2: then feel free to use au on astronomical unit. As for any other page, per MOS:UNITSYMBOLS, "Articles that already use AU may switch to au or continue with AU; seek consensus on the talk page", seek consensus on the talk page. Please also read Wikipedia talk:Manual of Style/Dates and numbers/Archive 157#Abbreviation for astronomical unit once again from last year, in its entirety. If you're concerned about 'wasting time', then you should seek other endeavors.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  22:36, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

Empty categoriesEdit

Hello, Tom,

Do you expect to use these categories you've made (Category:User pages with BNC identifiers, Category:Miscellaneous pages with BNC identifiers, Category:User pages with NLR identifiers, Category:Miscellaneous pages with NLR identifiers, Category:User pages with RERO identifiers, Category:Miscellaneous pages with RERO identifiers, Category:Pages with BNC identifiers, Category:Pages with NLR identifiers, Category:Pages with RERO identifiers) or are they going to continue to be empty?

If you expect them to be sometimes filled, other times empty, please tag them with {{emptycat}} or they will likely be tagged and deleted. If they were created for some specific purpose and now you are done with them, I'll go ahead and tag them for future deletion. Just let me know. Thanks! Liz Read! Talk! 20:34, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

@Liz: these categories were created for their implementation in {{Authority control}}, and were somewhat quickly reverted due to their associated error categories (Category:Wikipedia articles with faulty BNC identifiers, Category:Wikipedia articles with faulty NLR identifiers, and Category:Wikipedia articles with faulty RERO identifiers) filling up rather quickly. It's unclear whether these issues were resolved, and I intend to investigate sometime this week. I'll tag them just in case so they don't get deleted. If I don't see a timely resolution possible, I'll speedy them. Thanks for the heads up.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  20:57, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

"Wikipædia" listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirects Wikipædia and Wikipaedia. Since you had some involvement with the Wikipædia and Wikipaedia redirects, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you wish to do so. —Yours sincerely, Soumyabrata (talksubpages) 11:35, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Cite compare2Edit

 Template:Cite compare2 has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Izno (talk) 13:52, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia AwardsEdit

When you message me with a sarcastic comment such as "Are you new to Wikipedia", it becomes a issue. So don't send a template warning when you're the instigator. JudeccaXIII (talk) 16:01, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

@JudeccaXIII: Not sarcastic at all. Given your naive concerns there, I genuinely asked. Please refrain from personal attacks, and don't call other editors stupid.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  16:09, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
So I'm "naive"? It's your Barnstar that's on the line which would explain your current behaviour. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 16:18, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
@JudeccaXIII: No, your concerns there are naive, and betray a underlying misunderstanding and/or unawareness of the content creation/management aspects of Wikipedia. That's ok, and can be remedied. Stupidity can not.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  16:29, 12 September 2019 (UTC)
Whatever makes you feel better. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 16:31, 12 September 2019 (UTC)

Tom.Reding I would just like to apologize for the whole situation. My actions/responses were rude and unnecessary. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 18:47, 13 September 2019 (UTC)

Tom.Reding The consensus was in favor of keep, so I remastered it. See file. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 16:29, 15 September 2019 (UTC)
@JudeccaXIII: is there a v2.0 circle-slash symbol? That would be more appropriate than the red X (which looks more like a close-window button). If not, I was going to take care of it in the nearish future anyway.   ~ Tom.Reding (talkdgaf)  19:48, 15 September 2019 (UTC)
Tom.Reding I've updated the file. — JudeccaXIII (talk) 20:25, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

Bones partEdit

Have we any bones where the diaphysis protruded in epiphysis.? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sk Manowar Hossin (talkcontribs) 13:18, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

BonesEdit

The parts of bones Sk Manowar Hossin (talk) 13:21, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

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